A to Z - Corals & Corallimorph

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Palmerae Acropora - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, Elkhorn Coral, Fused Staghorn Coral, Staghorn Coral, Table Coral. Found in encrusting colonies over intertidal and subtidal shallow reef edges and tops exposed.. more

Pavona coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Cactus Coral, Leaf Coral, Lettuce Coral, Potato Chip Coral. Found on shallow reef flats and reef slopes, colonies can be massive to encrusting. Not very.. more

Pillar Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Caribbean Pillar Coral, Digitate Coral. Found over shallow flat and gently sloping surfaces of the reef often with extended polyps both day and night. They.. more

Pipe-cleaner Black Coral - Black Corals

Also known as Bushy Black Coral, Precious Black Coral. Found growing as a single bushy frond expanding to look like a giant pipe cleaner over coral and rocky.. more

Pistillate Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, Butternut Stylophora Coral, Cluster Coral, False Finger Coral, Hood Coral, Smooth Cauliflower Coral. Found in shallow waters often exposed to strong wave action.. more

Porcelain Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Leaf Coral, Papyrus Coral. Found in large colonies on hard surfaces over protected shallow reef flats and reef slopes. Not very common. They feed on plankton. Length.. more

Pulchra Coral - Stony Corals

Also known as Branching Coral, Colonial Staghorn Coral, Staghorn Coral. Found over shallow reef flats, reef lagoons and back-reef margins. They feed on plankton. Various colours with pale tips, look.. more

Pulsating Xenid - Soft Corals

Also known as Bush Coral, Octocoral, Pulse Coral, Pulsing Polyp Coral, Pumping Xenia, Soft Tree Coral, Waving Hand Coral. Found growing in meadow like colonies over coral and.. more

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